Colts Neck Resident to Star in ‘Investigation Discovery’ Episode

Colts Neck High School graduate Johnny Kavanagh is set to make his small screen debut tomorrow night (Jan. 24) on Investigation Discovery,

Kavanagh, who studied acting at Montclair University, will portray murdered bartender Robbie Schmidt in the series, Winter’s Bone: Dead of Winter.

The episode centers around the mystery of what happened to Schmidt on a wintry night in Bristol, Connecticut. Schmidt’s strangled body was found in a snowbank Dec. 20, 1989.

“His¬†family is shocked when suspicion falls on his closest friend, but detectives fear they will never catch the killer,” reads the production notes.

Kavanagh, a former research intern at Saturday Night Live, is represented by BMG Talent.

Investigation Discovery airs 10 p.m. Thursday on The Discovery Channel. Check local listings.